the triumph of the therapeutic

#32 – Plato’s Seventh Letter


Plato’s Seventh Letter has it all – history, politics, epistemology, pedagogy. And the complaints of an old man who has watched his life’s work…fail?

Scott and Dr. Karl Schudt discuss the letter and the drama behind it, and then wrestle with the question of whether or not a lover of wisdom actually has the ability to “make people good.” And even if the answer is no, is it still a worthwhile pursuit?

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